Definition of Monel in English:

Share this entry

Monel

Pronunciation: /mōˈnel/
(also Monel metal)

noun

trademark
A nickel-copper alloy with high tensile strength and resistance to corrosion.
Example sentences
  • Clad steels can have as the cladding material of nickel base alloys such as Monel and Inconel, copper-nickel, and copper.
  • Nickel 200, Monel 400 and similar alloys will remain bright and free from discoloration when heated and cooled in a reducing atmosphere.
  • The same situation applies also to the welding of Inconel or Monel to stainless steels.

Origin

Early 20th century: named after Ambrose Monell (died 1921), US businessman.

Words that rhyme with Monel

atonal, Donal, hormonal, patronal, polytonal, tonal, zonal
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.